Fans of the iconic Prisoner Cell Block H series, which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still boasts a loyal following worldwide today, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Centre with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a wife and mother from the suburbs become a top dog without rival? Wentworth Prison is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea's early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner Cell Block H that contemporises legendary characters and their stories for today's audience. This series takes the viewer inside to an uncompromising environment that explores the politics of women in a world without men, and how such a threatening experience both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire. The audience will be introduced to Bea all over again and meet her allies and enemies in the form of iconic inmates: ...
Who Will Rise? (Season 4)
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Filming for series 8 and 9 went into production in late October 2019 and wrapped in early September 2020, with both series filmed back-to-back. Production finished filming in early September after a break in production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When filming wrapped on 4th September available members of the cast and crew received gifts which included a placard for the cast's four actors who had been there on set since day one Kate Atkinson, Jacquie Brennan, Robbie Magasiva and Katrina Milosevic known as the 'OG Four' and the '100 Club', the crew originals included Peter Sidell, Kate Saunders, Adrian Dalton, Paris Smith, Lana Williams, Simon Hawkins, Michael Melis, Margot McCarthy and series producers Penny Win and Jo Porter. See more
No one would have sent the warden of a prison as an inmate of the same prison that they worked at. See more
Have you uh..
tried the McMuff?
During the series finale of Season 7, it was expected that the series was ending for good, with an alternate ending filmed. This ending showed three inmates walking into the compound from the series predecessor Prisoner Cell Block H. With another scene with Vera with baby Grace, Franky and Bridget. Both scenes were deleted when the series received its renewal. See more
Referenced in The Yard: 3.Bölüm